Finance Manager


Providence, RI

Industry: Manufacturing


11 - 15 years

Posted 19 days ago

  by    John Melillo


Financial Planning

·    Directs all planning cycles, including Strategic Plan, Budget, & forecasts.  Ensures clear & timely communication to stakeholders, process efficiency & improvements, and linkage of key strategies across planning cycles.

·    Participates in target setting for planning cycles, leveraging business insight to ensure targets reflect long-term strategic direction of the regional business units.   

·    Leverages GEM FP&A resources for evaluation of regional business unit planning submissions

Center Of Excellence (COE) Support 

·  Partners with the VP COE to drive advancement of key initiatives across Digital Excellence, Commercial Excellence, and Breakthrough Innovation.

·    Maintains financial rigor around investments and expenses, enabling visibility to project expenses, ensuring ROI's justify investments, and holding teams to Controllership policies & procedures. 

·    Advises on vendor contracts to ensure favorable terms are achieved and financial exposure is limited.

·    Owns comprehensive project-level forecasting & reporting for COE Capex & Opex

eCommerce Support

·    Partners with the eCommerce Director to significantly grow the eCommerce channel across GEM

·    Introduces structure & standardization around eCommerce definitions, data collection processes, and calculation methodologies

·    Develops systemized structure & method for carving out eCommerce P&L's, including sales & margins, employee costs, and advertising & promotional expenditures.   

·    Performs analysis & reporting related to regional business unit across key customers and online platforms




·    Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting (MBA or CPA a plus but not necessary)

·    Minimum of 10 years of experience within Finance and/or finance function

·    Highly proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, knowledge of Hyperion and SAP or their equivalent

  • Experience working in a large multi-national company (MNC) with a fast paced and changing environment
  • Experience working in a matrix organizational structure

·    Results Driven - Self-starter mindset with bias towards action, improving processes, and a willingness to accept responsibility

·    Exceptional ability to combine strong analytical skills with business knowledge.   

Proven leadership skills, solid oral and written communicator, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work across all functions, generate solutions/recommendations to issues before topic is presented to management

$110K - $130K